Okay, I've been working with plasticine for years. I can create cartoon characters that are almost identical to their counterparts (just in a 3D format). However, to animate them... they don't move…Continue
"I don't think there is a better clay type material than plasticine, if you want to do clay animation. Some of us prefer to use other types of materials like foam latex that can bend and be animated, but don't have the ability to be…"
"To stop-motion in general... I wouldn't say I'm a newbie so as much as an amateur.
I've made personal videos I haven't shared because I don't care to (they have no story, they are there just to see how things move &…"
"Even though you're experienced sculptor, are you a newbie to stop motion??? So much stuff to know about and would take bible size book contents about stop motion. In general, you definitely have an internal armature to support the…"
"Wires can just cut right through the clay - you need to make armatures. Put something around the wire to make it thicker - you can pack epoxy putty around them to make bones or wrap them with many windings of paper taped or glued on. For large areas…"
Okay, I've been working with plasticine for years. I can create cartoon characters that are almost identical to their counterparts (just in a 3D format). However, to animate them... they don't move too well because as you move plasticine, it either is too heavy (with large characters), or too thin & they fall over (if you have skinny legs).I've tried some work arounds by sticking some wires in them, but some are either too thin or too thick, and it really makes it a pain in the ass to make…See More
"I love it. Granted, I only saw a couple videos here because I'm new to this site... but this is really great. The animation is smooth, sets are wonderful, lighting is great... looks professional. The character design looks scary because of the…"
Hello everyone!I'm on my way to making my grad film. I've been shooting stop-motion for quite a while now but still feel that I need improve.The basic story of my grad film is that the two creatures are looking for "the thing" (a metaphor for…Continue
Can someone give me some advice about flicker, please?I am using a Canon 600d with manual lenses, linked to Dragonframe on a Macbook. The frame in the Live View was flickering badly - it looked like some bars were moving up the picture. I could even…Continue
Hello!I'm currently working on a life-size archaeopteryx ("the first bird") puppet. However, I'm a bit opposed to using real feathers because I don't want it to look like a bad taxidermy job, haha. I was just wondering if any of you have any…Continue
Hi all,The past few years me and my partner Hazel have been working on this 2 min short ''Based'' on a true story of Childhood,Humor,Dyslexia,Excitement and Revenge.so Far were got the script,Storyboard, Animistic, Voice done, The Music, The…Continue